It’s more obvious than ever that Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have really distanced themselves from the rest of the elite in tennis.
The top-ranked Williams maintained her 11-year dominance over Maria Sharapova, beating the Russian on Thursday to reach her eighth Wimbledon championship match and 25th career Grand Slam final.
Ill and sluggish, Serena Williams overcame a big deficit to reach the French Open final by beating 23rd-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 on Thursday.
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Williams matched Evert’s total of six U.S. Opens and became the first woman to win three in a row since Evert’s four-title run from 1975-78.
Serena Williams appeared in her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year and defeated Kaia Kenepi 6-3, 6-3 on Monday, keeping alive her hopes for a third straight U.S. Open title.
Playing doubles for the first time since her odd, three-game appearance at Wimbledon, Serena Williams teamed with older sister Venus to win a match at the U.S. Open.
Serena Williams began her bid for a third consecutive U.S. Open title with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over American teen Taylor Townsend on Tuesday night.
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Serena Williams replaced her tennis racket with a microphone at a karaoke event a week ahead of the U.S. Open.
Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 as she seeks her third straight U.S. Open title. The U.S. Tennis Association followed this week’s WTA rankings in announcing the seedings Wednesday.
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